Does having canker sores cause sore throats and fevers?

Canker sores. Canker sores do not cause sore throat or fever. If you have a sore throat and fever along with an outbreak of sores in your mouth or on your lips, they are probably cold sores, which is caused by the herpes labialis virus.

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I get recurring sore throats, frequent and lingering minor colds and large but not painful canker sores (no fevers). What can I do? Thanks!

Rest and Sleep well. Studies have shown that the 2 most common reasons for adults to get recurrent upper respiratory tract illnesses are: 1- improper sleep. 2- touching our face a lot! stress can also be a definite culprit. There are other pathologies that could be the reason for your recurrent illnesses so a trip to your primary care provider is also warranted at this stage. Read more...
Immune system. You should have a complete medical exam with your medical doctor. The blood work may reveal if your immune system is weak or if you have some other ailment. If all is ok maybe rule out any oral causes such as allergy, mouth breathing, burning from oral rinse/ toothpastes, foods etc. Read more...

What to do about really bad sore throat with canker sores and fever?

Viral or bacterial. upper respiratory tract infection with secondary fever blisters. You need antibiotics and use vitamin E or blistex on fever blisters. Read more...

I have 4 canker sores running a fever and a stuffy nose and sore throat but could not get into the doctor any advice?

Seasonal flu. is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. Read more...
Sure. Warm salt water rinses (1 tsp/8oz ) 4-5 times/day. Ibuprofen or alleve. Gargle with the salt water to help throat. Plenty of fluids. Plenty of rest. Possibly some afrin nasal spray for 2-3 days as needed. Then get to the Doctor. Good Luck. Read more...

Hoe to canker sores just appear!? Why can one person have so many canker sores in their mouth all at the same time. Can they cause sore throats?

Aphthous stomatitis. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis or canker sores the most common observable lesion by the dentists. The topical anesthetic otc application is recommended. Individual ulcers typically last 7-10 days. Rec.: see your dentist if concerned. Smoking and drinking is not good for your body, but has nothing to do with this condition. Rec. If concerned, see your dentist for comprehensive investigation. Read more...
Aphthous stomatitis. Aphthous stomatitis is due to a viral infection. Symptoms are multiple painful canker sores (aphthous ulcers), and often fever and sore throat. Symptoms usually last 10-14 days. See your dentist for suggestions for pain relief and anti-viral medication. Read more...

I have sores on my tonsils without a sore throat. Slight swelling on right tonsil. Sores look like small canker sores. Looks like it would hurt.?

Painless sore throat. Everyone has a different pain threshold - and some people complain only when excruciating pain sets in. Common things being common, you probably have pharyngitis - and you should get a throat culture and doctor's evaluation. Sometimes patients can have oral syphilis - and I don't know what your risks are - but the textbooks report relatively painless lesions can occur. So hope you can see a doc! Read more...